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‘Every day 9/11 in Congo’

Rape, plunder, forced dislocation are weapons of war

UMC wants to pursue sustainable peace affirming human dignity, protecting natural resources and human rights, according to social-justice agency executive. read more »

by Pierre Omadjela
on August 19, 2013

‘We need intervention of the Church’

GBCS staff meets with DRC ministers to discuss health programs

United Methodist Church feels called to help alleviate trauma in country in crisis. read more »

by Pierre Omadjela
on August 19, 2013

Rethink understanding of malaria

Humans are ‘hosts,’ mosquitoes are ‘carriers’

Best way to break cycle of malaria is to focus on healing the host, according to doctor. read more »

by the Rev. Clayton Childers
on August 12, 2013

A story of forgiveness

Congo woman loses husband, 4 children to rebels

Issues challenge to forgive at GBCS-led seminar on management and resolution of conflict. read more »

by Pierre Omadjela
on August 05, 2013

A question about U.N. peacekeeping

Intern from Congo sees escalating violence

Seeks clarification about how U.N. ensures peacekeeping team achieves goals. read more »

by Glory Mulimba
on July 29, 2013

Missing from Congo peace process

Coordinated international leverage needed

Process has neither necessary parties at the table nor sufficient international involvement for success, according to Enough Project. read more »

February 28, 2013

Interfaith delegation from Congo in U.S.

Seeks help to end ‘massive human rights violations’

United Methodist Bishop Ntambo in group, including civil society, calling on U.N., members of Congress to end 2 decades of violence. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on September 04, 2012

DRC election challenged

Reports of violence, fraud contribute to tense atmosphere

Conflict spurred on by logging, mining interests seeking to control country’s vast resources. read more »

by Ben Roberts
on December 12, 2011

U.S. Congo policy

'Matching Deeds to Words to End the World’s Deadliest War’

Report criticizes Obama administration’s ad hoc initiatives in the deadliest conflict since World War II. read more »

October 11, 2011

100 years of Methodism in Southern Congo

1000s participate in spirited march, worship

Bishop Katembo shares 8-point vision for Congo’s future. read more »

by Kay DeMoss
on July 26, 2010

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